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Open access for authors at eligible German institutions

Publish open access with Wiley

Beginning 2019, authors from all Projekt DEAL institutions may publish primary research and review articles open access in Wiley journals, and retain copyright of their works, at no charge to the author. Instead, fees related to open access publication in Wiley journals will be paid centrally via your institution. This agreement is part of a nationally coordinated strategy to enable a large scale transition of today’s scholarly journals to open access.

To publish open access without having to pay Article Publication Charges (APCs), the following criteria must be met:


To be eligible:

  • You must publish in a Wiley journal
  • Your manuscript must have been accepted on or after 22 January 2019 in the case of fully open access journals and on or after 1 July 2019, in the case of hybrid journals
  • You must be the responsible corresponding author and affiliated with a publicly or privately funded German research institution entitled under Projekt DEAL at the point of acceptance1
  • You must select your institution affiliation during the submission process (if you encounter any difficulties with this step, please contact your local librarian)
  • The affiliation you select during submission must be stated on the published paper
  • All primary research and review articles qualify2

Why publish open access?

High
Visibility
Articles are made freely available
Easy
Compliance
Meet open access mandates automatically
Copyright
Retention
Under a Creative Commons license
Automatic
Deposit
To PMC for appropriate articles

How to publish your article open access

Eligible authors may publish open access in one of two ways:


Publish in any of Wiley's fully gold Open Access journals (manuscript accepted on or after 22 Jan 2019) (View journal list) and follow the instructions in the PDF below.
Publish in any of Wiley’s hybrid journals that offer OnlineOpen (manuscript accepted on or after 1 July 2019) (View journal list) and follow the instructions in the PDF below.

To check the open access availability for a specific journal, use our Author Compliance Tool.


Questions:

Please contact your university or library with questions.


1If you are no longer affiliated with an eligible German institution at the point of acceptance of your paper, you do not qualify.


2Other article types e.g. letters, editorials etc. are excluded.